Will a face mask make you sick? Not really, but a few common mistakes could lead to sore throats, maskne and more. Find out how from a family medicine doctor.
If you’ve already been vaccinated, it might be tempting to ditch your face mask and return to normal life. But infectious disease experts say the vaccine isn’t an automatic off switch to the pandemic. Here’s why we still need to stay vigilant about safety precautions, including wearing a face mask.
These days, many places no longer require masks. And if you’re one of the many people who’s still most comfortable covered up, you might be nervous about the judgments of others. A psychologist offers tips for easing your anxiety, responding to nosy inquiries and seeking help if you need it.
Looking for ways to keep your child excited about wearing a face mask? A child psychologist weighs in with five tips for keeping up the masking momentum.
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Wondering when to wear a mask, where you should wear a mask or how to deal with common mask challenges? Find helpful tips and tricks all in one place.
Have you been seeing more breakouts since you started wearing your mask? You’re not alone. Find out what causes maskne and how you can help prevent it.
If you’re feeling like your social skills have gotten a little rusty during the COVID-19 pandemic, you’re not alone. As social distancing restrictions loosen and more people become fully vaccinated, social anxiety is increasingly common — and totally normal. Here’s how to deal.
The CDC now recommends wearing a face mask with two to three layers that fits snugly over your face, or double masking if your mask only has one layer.
Is wearing a mask at home overkill? Learn when it’s actually a good idea to wear one around the house from an infectious disease specialist.
When it comes to having a conversation with someone who doesn’t want to wear a mask, some of us might be at a loss for words. But a healthcare provider’s knowledge and experience can speak volumes. Find out how one doctor overcomes objections to wearing a mask.